Sept 15/16th Meteors

In contrast to the previous 2 nights, last night was a return to normal with 22 meteors detected in 10 hours of observing. The Moon is just past Full so the sky conditions should improve over the next week.

Date                     TotalTime      TOT    SPO     ANT     SPE

2008-09-16 UT    10h 01m        22      19        2          1

TOT – total # of meteors detected
SPO – Sporadics (meteors not affiliated with any particular meteor shower)
ANT – Antihelions (meteors coming from the opposition region, opposite the direction of the Sun)
SPE – September Perseids

About Carl Hergenrother
I am a professional astronomer specializing in the study of comets, asteroids and meteors. This blog will focus on my professional and amateur work in this field

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